Everything is one – We are all connected

I was in Nanaimo in late January to participate in the winter convocation ceremonies of Vancouver Island University.  This university offers a variety of certificate, diploma, undergraduate and master degree programs on campuses in Nanaimo, Powell River, Cowichan and Parksville-Qualicum.  Under the leadership of President Ralph Nilson, VIU is well known for having close cultural, […]

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Lunch with Yves

Alain Beaudet, president of CIHR, and I had lunch today with Dr. Yves Joanette. Yves is the Scientific Director of one of CIHR’s thirteen Institutes, the Institute of Aging. In addition to serving as Scientific Director, Yves is also a professor at the Faculty of medicine of the Université de Montréal and Lab Director at the Research Center of the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal.

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